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Prince of Wales Island

Small, friendly towns where people live close to the land and the sea
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Outdoor Activities Abound

One Island: Many Adventures

Did you ever think you need to get out more? Do it in a place that has so much more out to get! Opportunities to experience the great outdoors are almost unlimited on Prince Of Wales Island. You can also explore the human presence, from ancient native stone carvings to remnants of the logging and mining industries. Along with some of the best fishing in some of the cleanest waters on the planet. 

Scenic Byways

Scenic Byways aren't just for motorist. Bring your bikes and get close to the spectacular scenery on the several hundred miles of paved roads.

Have A Cave Day

Walk the Beaver Falls karst landscape interpretative trail in old growth forest, then follow a guide into El Capitan Cave - the largest known cave in Alaska. 

long days on the water

Whether you're into fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, or all of the above, there are plenty of opportunities to get out on the water. 

Economy & Resources

Fish, timber, visitors and minerals are fundamental to the island. 
The service sector flourishes in areas from charters to lodging.
Prince of Wales Island oysters are world class delicacies.
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Native Arts & CultureS

First peoples presence reflect in community, lifestyle and artistry.
Alaska Natives on the island share Tlingit and Haida cultures.
Klawock Totem Park displays 21 restored and replicated poles.
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Local Artisans

POW Island is home to talented people inspired by natural beauty.
Where writers, musicians, dancers, artisans and carvers thrive.
Local events celebrating artisans are scheduled throughout the year.
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Featured Upcoming

Island Events

POW Chamber Regular Board Meeting

June 14, 2024 12:00 pm
Join us in person at Southeast Generations POW Campus (VocTech) for our regular board meeting. If y
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Craig Elders Luncheon

June 14, 2024 12:00 pm
Please join us next Friday, February 9th for our Elders Luncheon and to celebrate Elizabeth Peratrov
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Farmers Market

June 15, 2024 10:00 am
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Craig Farmers & Craft Market

June 15, 2024 10:00 am
Weather permitting, the Craig City parking area will be used
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IFA Regular Board Meeting

June 17, 2024 10:00 am
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Craig City City Council Meeting

June 20, 2024 6:30 pm
The Craig City Council is scheduled to meet on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 6:30 pm.
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Summer Solstice Walk and Run

June 22, 2024 9:00 am
We are excited to partner with Real Tradish! Thank you for hosting Summer Solstice Fun Walk and Run
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TREE COOKIE PAINTING

June 28, 2024 2:00 pm
ALL ages ALL welcome
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Coffman Cove Fourth of July

July 4, 2024 11:00 am
Everyone Welcome!
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Craig Culture Camp

July 9, 2024 12:00 am
Times are TBD
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Alaska Dept of DNR Scheduled Class @ Generations SE

July 17, 2024 12:00 am
The UAF Cooperative Extension Service is beginning to schedule #AlaskaLumberGradingProgram classes!
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Hydaburg Culture Camp

July 22, 2024 12:00 am
Times are TBD
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POWCAC Meeting

July 23, 2024 12:00 pm
Lunch will be ready at noon with the meeting scheduled to begin at 1.
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Craig Wellness Walks 55+

July 25, 2024 9:00 am
Please join us each Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am-10:30am to get out of weather and get walking
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FREE Spay/Neuter for Local Pets

July 29, 2024 12:00 am
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Thorne Bay Days Celebration

August 3, 2024 12:00 am
TBD
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EmPOWerment Camp

August 8, 2024 9:30 am
6-12th grade kids are invited to learn basic survival skills to build confidence and motivation! Lim
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Basketball Summer Camp

August 12, 2024 12:00 am
Youth Clinic August 12th Shooters Shoot Camp August 13th-15th
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Klawock Totem Pole Raising

August 16, 2024 12:00 am
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Seagriculture, International Seaweed Convention

September 11, 2024 12:00 am
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